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Living In Prosper TX


This page provides guidance for anyone who is thinking about moving to Prosper and wants to make an objective assessment of what living in Prosper in 2019 is like. Prosper livability factors are presented along with descriptions, pictures and maps of moderately priced Prosper homes that currently are for sale. At the bottom of this page are links to authoritative sources that provide additional general information about living in Prosper.


Prosper livability factors


2018 best Dallas suburbs rank: 5

Click this best places to live in Dallas link for complete rankings, metrics and analysis methodology.

  2019 public schools academic performance index: 74.6
  2017 crime incidence / 1000 residents: 11.9
  2017 median single family house value: $408,300
  2017 residences owner occupied: 85.7%
  2017 median household income: $133,971
  2017 population: 20,312
  2013 - 2017 population growth: 56.0%


Prosper public schools rank eighteenth among 2019 Dallas suburbs with best public schools and its high school, Prosper High School ranks twenty-first among the 2019 best open enrollment high schools in the DFW metroplex. Prosper has experienced the second fastest population growth rate in the Dallas Fort Worth area over the past three years and has the twenty-second highest percentage of owner occupied homes of all Dallas area suburbs. Some of the ways Prosper is different from and similar to other DFW cities and towns are shown on these from and similar to other DFW cities and towns are shown on these best Dallas suburbs and about Dallas suburbs pages.

Prosper is located in central west Collin County and central east Denton County, approximately 36 miles north of downtown Dallas and 55 miles northeast of downtown Fort Worth. As the DFW metroplex continues to grow and becomes more densely populated, its proximity to the Legacy and north Dallas business centers, both the DFW International and Love Field airports, and downtown Dallas is likely to make Prosper residential real estate even more desirable than it is now for people who need to commute frequently to and from these areas.

Local schools

Prosper public schools are not only among the best in the DFW metroplex, they are among the best in the State of Texas ... most school age children who reside in Prosper are eligible to attend Prosper Independent School District ... one neighborhood in far west Prosper is served by the Denton Independent School District

Click on this Prosper schools link for TEA STAAR scores, student population by grade, and other information for all Prosper public schools. Performance information for other DFW metroplex school districts is available on this Dallas Fort Worth school districts page and performance information for other public schools in the Dallas area is provided on these DFW high schools, DFW middle schools and DFW elementary schools pages.

Neighborhoods

Looking for the best places to live in Prosper? A big reason living in Prosper is considered so desirable is its wonderful neighborhoods and they are a great place to begin your search. Links to profiles describing some of the best of these neighborhoods are provided below.


Single-family homes

Single-family homes (identified as one-unit, detached houses by the U.S. Census Bureau) account for 87.7 percent of the Prosper residences ... median value of owner-occupied single-family homes is $408,300 ... about 88 percent of Prosper housing units have been built during the past 25 or so years ... approximately three percent of these residences are more than 50 years old ... about seventeen percent of Prosper housing units have been constructed since 2014


New home construction

There currently is limited new home construction occurring in Prosper. Click on this new construction homes link to see all new Prosper homes that are currently listed for sale. If you thinking about buying a new construction home in Prosper, you may want to carefully consider the guidance about builder quality provided on this DFW best home builders page.

I frequently am asked by folks who have never bought a new construction home if they should be assisted by a buyer’s agent when selecting a builder and when negotiating their new home purchase. Most of the time my answers are "Yes" and "Yes."


Commutes

Approximately 14 miles and 18 minutes drive time without traffic from central Prosper to the Legacy business center... 34 miles and 35 minutes to the DFW International Airport passenger terminals ... 36 miles and 37 minutes to downtown Dallas

Commute time and distance information for additional destinations, and for other DFW metroplex cities and towns, is provided on this average DFW commute distances and times page page.

Demographics

2017 estimated population 20,312 ... population density 808 residents per square mile ... 56.0 percent population increase between 2013 - 2017 ... 2017 annual median household income $133,971 ... 85.7 percent of Prosper residences are owner occupied

Additional demographic information about Prosper and similar information about other DFW cities and towns are available by clicking on this more about DFW suburbs link.

Property taxes

Prosper is located in two different counties and students living in Prosper attend schools operated by four separate school districts. Since these entities have different tax rates, Prosper real estate property tax rates for #dates-2017-property-taxesr# range from 2.30 percent to 2.46 percent of tax appraisal value. A description of how Texas property taxes are calculated and paid, along with property tax rates for other DFW cities and towns, are available by clicking on this DFW property tax rates link.

Cities/towns near Prosper

from Trophy Club              
city/townbest
cities/towns
rank
populationmedian
house value
median
household income
milesdirection             
Celina249,836$265,400$96,1397north
Cross Roads84013west
Frisco17177,286$335,900$120,7018south
Little Elm3746,548$205,300$93,09412southwest
McKinney25181,330$255,300$87,60813east


Note: Best cities/towns rank derived from analysis presented on best Dallas suburbs page.

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, State of Texas Comptroller and Google Maps.


Moderately priced homes for sale in Prosper

Key to understanding what living in Prosper is like is knowing about Prosper housing. Shown below is a typical website presentation of currently listed homes that are more or less in the middle of the Prosper single-family homes price range. A similar presentation of all currently listed Prosper single-family homes and links to pages showing various selections of these homes are available on this Prosper homes for sale page.

The default display order of the property listings shown below is number of days listed, but other sort orders can be selected. The property display also can be easily changed from the default grid display to a detailed list display. If you are viewing this page on a mobile device, a map that shows the location of the selected properties can be displayed by clicking on the map icon.

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4051 Marigold Lane, Prosper, TX - $535,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,034 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Lovely 1 Owner Highland Home In Windsong Ranch. Beautiful, Open Floor Plan, Bright And Light With Many Nice Features Including Ease Of Being Handicap Accessible, Features Include Upgraded Front Door, Large Pantry, All Tile, Wood Look Floors, Surr...

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1441 Middleton Lane, Prosper, TX - $550,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,370 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Attention To Every Detail In This Stunning Emerald Homes One-story In Prosper's Coveted Tanners Mill Community! High-end Finishes Like Hand-scraped Hardwoods, Coffered Ceilings, Knotty Alder Cabinetry, Double Granite Islands And Ovens In The Kitch...

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880 Jessica Court, Prosper, TX - $549,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,284 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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Ask About The Megatel Covid-19 Front Line Heroes Program. Are You Working On The Front Lines Of The Covid-19 Pandemic As A Medical Professional Or First Responder? If So, Megatel Homes Will Credit The First 6 Months Of Your New Mortgage Payments A...

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890 Speargrass Lane, Prosper, TX - $539,990

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,498 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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Former Model Home Available Now As-is! Furniture And Accessories Do Not Convey! Loaded With Features. The Roosevelt’s Stunning Circular Foyer And Staircase Makes A Memorable First Impression. Useful Flex Space On The Main Level Makes A Great Study...

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1630 Turnberry Drive, Prosper, TX - $533,213

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 2,946 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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Now Offering Tours Virtually Or By Appointment, Call Today! Fabulous One Story Home With 3 Car Garage In Star Trail On An Oversized Lot. This Home Features 4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, A Study, And A Media Room. This Fabulous Home Features A Cathedral...

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860 Manchester Avenue, Prosper, TX - $496,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 2,797 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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Perry Homes New Construction! Library With French Doors And Formal Dining Room Set At Two-story Entry. Wood Look Tile Flooring Throughout. Kitchen And Morning Area Open To Two-story Family Room With Wall Of Windows And Fireplace. Kitchen Features ...

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3060 Renmuir Drive, Prosper, TX - $459,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,268 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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Beautifully Finished Almost New Home In The Parks At Legacy! South Facing Home With Open Floor Plan, Tall Ceilings & 3-car Tandem Garage. Gorgeous White Cabinets In The Chef's Dream Kitchen, Walk-in Pantry, Large Breakfast Nook & Abundant Entertai...

Photo of Listing #14349428

2741 Meadow Ridge Drive, Prosper, TX - $529,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,759 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Come See The Captivating Views From This Custom Home That Sits On Gentle Creek Country Club’s 7th Green. This 5 Bedroom, 4 Bathroom Home Is An Open Concept Plan With A Dedicated Study, Formal Dining, Family Room With Gas Fireplace And Wall Of Wind...

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1810 Wichita Drive, Prosper, TX - $550,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,401 SQFT
  • 6 DAYS
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Gorgeous Open Concept, 1.5 Story With Huge Master & Family Room. Hand-scraped, Nail Down- Oak Wood Floors Throughout, Built In Stainless Appliances With Double Oven, Granite Counter Tops, Tankless Water Heaters, Huge Storage Closet Under The Stair...

Photo of Listing #14348291

2841 Clarendon Court, Prosper, TX - $525,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,619 SQFT
  • 6 DAYS
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Like New In Lakewood In Sought After Prosper Isd! 4 Beds, 4 Baths, Study, Gameroom & Media Room With 3 Car Garage On Cul-de-sac Lot. Hardwood Floors Throughout Main Living Areas And An Open Floorplan That Features A Large Family Room With Fireplac...

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820 Manchester Avenue, Prosper, TX - $529,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 2,999 SQFT
  • 6 DAYS
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Perry Homes New Construction! Library With French Doors Welcomes At Two-story Entry With 19 Foot Ceilings. Wood Look Tile Floors Throughout. Open Kitchen Hosts Abundant Counter Space, Gas Cooking, And Inviting Island With Built-in Seating Space. T...

Photo of Listing #14348076

1681 Oakcrest Drive, Prosper, TX - $548,990

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,498 SQFT
  • 7 DAYS
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Single Owner No Pets No Smoke. Semi Custom 4 Bedroom Home In Desirable Star Trail Neighborhood Prosper, Tx Custom Enclosed Media Room, Oversized Master Bedroom And Patio. Enclosed Office.

811 Nightwind Court, Prosper, TX - $549,990

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,050 SQFT
  • 8 DAYS
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*let Beazer Pay Your Closing Costs Up To $10,000!* No Mud No Pid!! Model Home For Sale!! Prepare To Be Amazed By This Well Appointed 2 Story Model New Construction Home. Built By Beazer Homes With Energy Efficiency In Mind. This Home Offers Hard W...

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1270 Cheshire Court, Prosper, TX - $507,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,510 SQFT
  • 13 DAYS
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1.5 Story Creek Lot Home On A Cul-de-sac In Village At Prosper Trails. Private Backyard Has Pool With Rock Water Feature. 3-car Garage. Gorgeous Wood Floors Through Entry, Living Room And Formal Dining. Kitchen Boasts Stainless Steel Appliances, G...

1913 Forest Park Drive, Prosper, TX - $450,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,505 SQFT
  • 13 DAYS
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This Stunning, Well Designed Home Features Both Modern Amenities And Character In A Fantastic Location. Drive Up To The Meticulously Landscaped Yard And Enter The Beautiful Foyer With Hand Scraped Hardwood Floors Leading To The Private Study With ...


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Listing information last updated on May 29th, 2020 at 2:45am CDT.